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NAMI

The nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families

95.57

4301 Wilson Blvd. Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (703) 524-7600   Web Site
EIN: 43-1201653

Board Leadership
Shirley Holloway
President

CEO
Daniel H. Gillison, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.57
  Financial 93.74
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 900 local communities across the country. NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. NAMI members and friends work to fulfill our mission by providing support, education, and advocacy. Our many activities include: public education and information activities, peer education and support, raising awareness and fighting stigma, and state and federal advocacy.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 900 local communities across the country. NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. NAMI members and friends work to fulfill our mission by providing support, education, and advocacy. Our many activities include: public education and information activities, peer education and support, raising awareness and fighting stigma, and state and federal advocacy.

Financial

93.74

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NAMI on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NAMI on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NAMI (VA) 95.57
Mental Health Association in Tulsa (OK) 93.51
To Write Love on Her Arms (FL) 90.22
The Jed Foundation (NY) 97.44
Active Minds (DC) 91.49

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,221,914
   Federated Campaigns $76,778
   Membership Dues $314,918
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,613,610
   Program Service Revenue $2,265,634
Total Primary Revenue $18,879,244
   Other Revenue $550,132
TOTAL REVENUE $19,429,376
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,863,719
   Administrative Expenses $887,784
   Fundraising Expenses $2,247,272
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,998,775
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,430,601
   
Net Assets $17,447,609

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Public Awareness, Partnerships and Outreach $10,737,365 72.2%
Policy and Advocacy $2,150,360 14.5%
Information, Support, and Education $1,852,698 12.5%

Ratings History
NAMI has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 95.57
2018-12 10/01/2019 91.89
2017-12 12/21/2018 93.26
2016-12 12/22/2017 91.19
2015-12 12/01/2016 86.98
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.87
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 88.77
2014-12 10/01/2015 88.42
2013-12 10/01/2014 87.91
2012-12 12/01/2013 79.05
2011-12 12/20/2012 81.49
2010-12 04/01/2012 80.11
2010-12 03/01/2012 79.50
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.49
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/24/2010 85.11
2008-06 03/01/2009 89.91
2007-06 05/01/2008 84.91
2006-06 05/01/2007 71.17
2005-06 09/01/2006 77.21
2004-06 08/01/2005 85.29

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 43-1201653
Name in IRS Master File NAMI
NTEE Code F80
NTEE Classification Mental Health Association, Multipurpose
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,063 0.76% Angela Kimball Acting Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$225,028 1.25% Mary Giliberti Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NAMI (VA) 95.57
To Write Love on Her Arms (FL) 90.22
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 96.07
Thrive Counseling Center (IL) 86.03
Mental Health Association in Tulsa (OK) 93.51

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Charity Contact Info

NAMI
4301 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (703) 524-7600
fax: (703) 524-9094
TTY: (703) 516-7992
EIN: 43-1201653

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 49104
Baltimore, MD 21297

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Board Leadership

Shirley Holloway
President

CEO

Daniel H. Gillison, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

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